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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Nether Lane, Hazelwood, Derbyshire

Guide Price £2,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ground Floor
  • Entrance porch
  • Large reception hall
  • Guests cloakroom
  • Magnificent drawing room incorporating raised study and library area
  • Superb sitting room with sun lounge area
  • Dining room
  • Superbly refitted spacious very light breakfast kitchen (Smallbone of Devizes)
  • Large utility room
  • First floor

Full description

A fine detached stone built Gentleman's residence (dating from 1812) set in the most delightful mature grounds and gardens extending to some 15 acres. Annex - Two storey and ideal for au pair, chauffeur or excellent home office. Grounds - Fine extensive landscaped gardens and grounds containing many mature specimen trees. Swimming pool complex. Four car garage. Three stable blocks. Paddocks and fields.

General Information - Bradshaw House comprises a detached residence and is of fine imposing appearance constructed of stone beneath a roof of slate and believed to date from 1812 and has over the years been substantially extended. The front elevation is relieved by a central dressed stone porch surround, dressed stone decorative arches plus lintels and sills and the central gable is relieved by a sculpted stone cross surmounted by a crown.

The property is approached from Nether Lane by a long sweeping gently rising tarmacadamed driveway via remote controlled entrance gates and eventually culminating in an area in front of the main house and also a separate courtyard area surrounded by the stables. The property has a two storey annex ideally suitable for a member of staff (au pair, chauffeur etc) or alternatively forms an excellent home office. There is an enclosed swimming pool complex ideal for general entertaining plus external hob tub. In addition the extensive pasture land is ideal for those with equestrian interests having the benefit of a range of stable blocks, workshops and stores. In addition there are four car integral garage facilities.

An internal inspection will reveal elegant, spacious, versatile accommodation laid out on two floors and was the subject of a complete interior design and refurbish by Osborne and Little of London / Milan/ Munich / Paris which included a scheme of decor and general refitting and particular attention is drawn to the superb solid oak floor in the drawing room from a Chateau in France. Large reception hall, magnificent drawing room with feature Parisian fireplace, very large sitting room incorporating a sun longe area, dining room of classical proportions, superb very spacious light breakfast kitchen by Smallbone of Devizes, very large laundry / utility / boot room. On the first floor of the principal residence there are five superb bedrooms all with luxury en-suite bathrooms. The annex comprises two ground floor rooms / offices, additional lounge / bedroom accommodation to the first floor plus further large bedroom and en-suite bathroom.

The Grounds - The property has a very impressive entrance via remote controlled entrance gates giving way to a sweeping tree lined tarmacadamed driveway culminating in an extensive car parking and turning area and access to excellent garage facilities. The gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped laid out to lawns with a varied selection of trees and shrubs.
The total site extends to a total of approximately 15 acres including paddocks and fields.

Location - - Bradshaw House occupies a delightful semi rural location situated approximately half a mile from the centre of the charming hamlet of Hazelwood one of the most sought after locations within this part of Derbyshire approximately 3 miles north of the village of Duffield which provides a varied selection of shops and amenities. Recreational facilities in Duffield include tennis, squash and golf. More extensive facilities are available within the City of Derby approximately 7 miles to the south.

There is also a local train service from Duffield to Derby with a further service from Derby to St Pancras of approximately 95 minutes. Derby's outer ring road provides convenient access to major trunk roads including the A38, A52 and A50 servicing M1, M42 and M6 making the area highly accessible. East Midlands International Airport provides daily flights to Europe.

The famous market town of Ashbourne lies some 10 miles to the west at the foot of the Peak District National Park, Britain's oldest National Park and provides some stunning and beautiful scenery including Dovedale and Mam Tor.
There are an excellent number of local preparatory and private schools in the area including Repton School and Derby High School. Bradshaw is within the catchment area for Ecclesbourne School.
Motorsport can be found at Donington Race Circuit, flying at East Midlands International Airport, sailing at Carsington and Foremark Reservoirs and golf at nearby Duffield, Morley Hayes, Breadasll Priorty and Mickleover. Hunting is with The Meynell and South Staffs.

Accommodation -

Impressive hardwood and glazed entrance door with oblong glazed fan light to ENTRANCE VESTIBULE with feature stone flooring. Twin panelled and glazed doors to:

Large Reception Hall - Also with feature natural stone flooring. Moulded cornice. Recessed ceiling lighting. Central heating radiators enclosed to a period style with fretwork fronts.

Spacious Guest Cloakroom - 4.14m x 2.18m (13'7" x 7'2") - Matching stone flooring. Period styled fittings by Sanitan including a pedestal wash basin and WC with high level cistern. Radiator enclosed to a period style.

Dininfine Drawing Room - 14.82m x 6.84m (48'7" x 22'5") - This superb room must be seen to be appreciated featuring a fine French solid stone fireplace surround with display mantle, slate slips, raised slate hearth and dog grate with living flame burning coal Calor gas fire all from Paris. Radiators enclosed to a period style. Moulded cornice. Windows and twin French windows to the extensive sun terrace and southerly aspect over the grounds. To one corner of the room there is a charming study area with hexagonal walls and radiator. Particular attention is drawn to the solid oak flooring, understood to be from a French Chateau and actually fitted by personnel from France.

Library / Study Area - Within the drawing room approach via three steps and a balustrade on either side with Doric columns, matching solid oak flooring. Both the library and study areas feature bespoke range of fitted book cases and base cupboards. Twin panelled doors to the reception hall.

Dining Room - 7.75m x 4.36m (25'5" x 14'4") - This well proportioned room has the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the front and side. Feature wall panelling plus moulded cornice and twin French doors to the breakfast kitchen.

Twin panelled and glazed from the reception hall to:

Large Sitting Room - 10.6m x 7.33m (34'9" x 24'1") - Measures overall. Incorporating a sun lounge area. Again this room has the benefit of a double aspect with one wall to the rear, within the sun lounge area, incorporating solid oak framed full height windows with central double glazed sliding doors providing a delightful aspect over the grounds, land and open countryside to the rear. Impressive central brick fireplace with raised hearth, display mantle and recessed multi fuel stove. Solid polished oak flooring. Recessed ceiling lighting. Attractive gallery over.

Very Spacious Light Superbly Equipped Breakfast Kitchen - 9.50m x 6.51m (31'2" x 21'4") - Including the principal kitchen area fitted by Smallbone of Devizes featuring a range of quality matching hand crafted units having a hand painted finish complemented by solid polished light oak and solid granite preparation surfaces with under cupboards, drawers, display shelving, basket drawers beneath plus recessed deep white glazed Belfast sink (mixer tap). Eye level cupboards with glass doors. Further solid oak pantry unit with drawers, basket drawers and shelving. Bosch fan assisted electric oven and inset Neff four plate ceramic hob. Aga oil fired oven enamelled in deep green with adjacent companion. Island unit again in oak, polished granite top, drawers and shelving beneath. Plumbing for a dishwasher - the Miele dishwasher is included. The kitchen area opens onto the:

Very Light Breakfast Area - With fully double glazed roof lights together with oak framed double glazed windows and central sliding doors again providing the most delightful southerly aspect over the garden and direct access to the extensive terrace ideal for alfresco dining. The breakfast area feature a brick fireplace, raised hearth, polished slate display mantle and recessed multi fuel stove. Charming landing gallery over. Additional kitchen base unit, hand painted, oak framed display shelving. WALK IN PANTRY with fitted shelving. SEPARATE FREEZER ROOM With tiled flooring to match the kitchen and ideal for both chest and upright freezers / wine cellar.

Spacious Laundry / Utility / Boot Room - 4.27m x 5.62m (14'0" x 18'5") - Average dimensions. Ceramic tiled floor. Range of matching hand crafted units including an extensive polished granite preparation surface with matching upstand, recessed twin bowl Belfast sink with mixer tap over plus appliance spaces beneath including plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Excellent range of full height storage cupboard plus open fronted hanging, boot shelving. Door to the rear sun terrace ideal for the evening sun.

First Floor Galleried Landing - With balustrade to match the staircase featuring decorative balusters, turned newel post and hardwood banister rail. The extensive landing features radiators enclosed to a period style with fretwork fronts, moulded cornice, large linen / airing cupboard having a range of slatted shelving including the Worcester Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler. Three large double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving.

First Floor Sitting Room - 7.30m x 5.97m (23'11" x 19'7") - Which could also form an additional bedroom or alternatively a games room if desired. Windows to the side plus twin sliding doors and matching side screens to a charming BALCONY with gallery balustrade in solid oak overlooking the sitting room below and open countryside beyond. Twin panelled and glazed doors to the landing.

Bedroom One - 6.83m x 4.13m (22'5" x 13'7") - This room having the benefit of a triple aspect.

Supebly Appointed En-Suite Bathroom - Having superior white fittings complemented by polished Italian marble full room width preparation area with matching upstand, inset oval wash basin, under cupboards, drawers. Double ended roll edged bath with matching polished Italian marble surround, central period style mixer tap incorporating a hand shower. Two steps up to a raised area with low suite WC and large separate shower with mosaic tiling, chromium plated shower fitting and glass shower door and side screens. Chromium plated heated towel rail. Electric shaver point.

Bedroom Two - 5.95m x 3.52m (19'6" x 11'7") - The measurements include the bespoke bedroom furniture comprising central double wardrobe with drawers beneath and double wardrobes on either side with curtained glazed doors and featuring fluted relief.

En-Suite Bathroom - Again superbly equipped having white fittings and including polished Italian marble vanitory unit with matching upstand, oval wash basin, under cupboards and drawers beneath. Traditional panelled double ended roll edged bath, again featuring an Italian marble surround with upstand and central mixer tap incorporating a hand shower. Marble display shelf. Low suite WC. Two steps up to a separate shower with glass door, side screens, tiled interior and chromium plated shower fitting. Chromium plated heated towel rail plus radiator.

Bedroom Three - 5.66m x 4.44m (18'7" x 14'7") - This room has the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the side and front and includes a walk-in wardrobe / dressing room with open fronted wardrobe having full hanging, double hanging, cupboard over and drawer fitment with display and hanging rail over.

Exceptionally Well Appointed En-Suite Shower Room / Wet Room - With attractive floor and wall tiling. Very stylish chromium plated shower fitting including separate hand shower. Wash basin with tiled splashback, under cupboards and mixer tap. Low suite WC. Wall mounted chromium plated ladder style heated towel rail. Moulded cornice.

Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising:
LARGE BEDROOM 5.53m x 4.65m (18'2" x 15'3") Cathedral style ceiling with exposed King post trusses and purlins. Radiator enclosed to a period style with fretwork front. Window providing delightful views to the rear and twin oak framed sliding door with matching side screens to a galleried landing having a light oak floor and overlooking the breakfast room and fine southerly views over the grounds to the front. Twin arched on either side of the bed area, both communicating to a dressing area again with built-in bespoke wardrobes, cupboards, drawers and featuring fluted relief.

Superbly Appointed En-Suite Bathroom - 4.36m x 4.98m (14'4" x 16'4") - Again very spacious with window to the side and wide double glazed roof lights with built-in blinds. Quality range of fittings include a panelled oval bath with polished marble surround, matching upstand and "Swan" mixer tap. Two matching vanitory unit with oval wash basin in polished marble surround, matching upstand and under cupboards. Low suite WC. Separate walk-in shower with tiled walls and period styled shower fitting with glass shower door.

Walk-In Wardrobe - With open fronted wardrobe facilities providing extensive double hanging, further recessed hanging rail with storage shelf over and further recessed Gentleman's cabinet with drawers.

Bedroom Five - 6.04m x 5.27m (19'10" x 17'3") - Comprising the GUEST BEDROOM SUITE with moulded dado rail and twin dormer windows overlooking the grounds. Bespoke bedroom furniture of superb quality featuring a period styled house in relief and the interior has been finished to an exceptionally high standard in oak with drawers, hanging rails etc and must be seen to be appreciated. Archway and sliding mirrored door to:

En-Suite Bathroom - Of period / French style having a double ended roll edged bath on "claw and ball" feet with central pillar mixer tap incorporating a hand shower, vanitory unit in porcelain in tiled splashback and twin porcelain legs. Low suite WC. Separate shower with glass door, shower screens and tiled interior together with a period styled shower fitting. Feature tiled floor.

Further archway from the guest bedroom to INNER LOBBY with built-in wardrobe having a hanging rail and archway to DRESSING ROOM with further wardrobes and storage cupboards over. Please note a door off the dressing room allows direct access to the separate annex.

The Annex - - Two storey separate accommodation ideal for au pair, chauffeur, house keeper or alternatively forms a superb home office facility including central multi paned glazed doors with side screens to:

Reception Hall - 3.17m x 2.79m (10'5" x 9'2") - Central heating radiator. Maple effect flooring.

Room One - 5.92m x 3.58m (19'5" x 11'9") - Maple effect flooring. This room forms an excellent office or alternatively re-equipped again as a spacious breakfast kitchen with central heating radiators, useful built-in storage cupboard. Please note there is a door from this room to the swimming pool complex.

Room Two - 3.77m x 2.63m (12'4" x 8'8") - Matching maple effect flooring. Central heating radiator. Suitable as a sitting room or alternative office two.

First Floor Large L-Shaped Room - 7.48m x 2.76m plus 3.17m x 3.29m (24'6" x 9'1" plu - Which forms either ideal office accommodation or readily divided for form bedrooms etc. Maple effect flooring. Central heating radiators. Windows to the front and rear plus roof lights. Archway to INNER LANDING AREA with central heating radiator. Maple effect flooring. Door to the guest bedroom suite of the main residence.

Bedroom - 5.62m x 5.00m (18'5" x 16'5") - Built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail, drawers and shelving.

En-Suite Bathroom - Appointed to a high standard having a panelled double ended bath with polished granite surround, matching upstand, period styled mixer tap incorporating a hand shower. Very large walk-in shower with tiled walls, glass shower screen, period styled shower fitting. Double vanitory unit by Roca incorporating twin bowls, polished granite surround, matching up stand and mirror over together with under cupboards and drawer. Low suite WC. Electric shaver point.

Outside - - The property has a most impressive entrance via twin remote controlled gates bordered by stone walling with long sweeping driveway gently rising through the grounds and culminating in a car parking and turning area in front of the excellent integral garage facilities including:
DOUBLE GARAGE ONE 5.93m x 6.37m (19'5" x 20'11") having a concrete floor, electric light and power installed, twin up and over doors on remote controls
DOUBLE GARAGE TWO 5.66m x 6.43m (18'6" x 21'1") again featuring a concrete floor, electric light and power installed with two up and over doors, one on remote control.
The drive bordered by varied trees and eventually splits prior to the house into a tarmacadamed area and culminates in a courtyard surrounded by an excellent range of outbuildings including:

WORKSHOP 7.36m x 4.46m (24'1" x 14'7")
WORKSHOP / STORE 5.35m x 4.48m (17'10" x 14'8")
with power laid on
HAY STORE and FOUR FURTHER ADJACENT STABLES this area leading to a small corralled area with gates onto the land extending to some 15 acres and having mixed borders including post and rail fencing, hedging etc.
ALL WEATHER MANEGE forming an excellent training ring
The principal stable block comprises FIVE STABLES with canopied area in front, underdrawn in pine, all having the benefit of electric light.

The EXCELLENT LEISURE FACILITIES include a BUILT ON FULLY ENCLOSED SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX the principal area measuring overall 17.69m x 11.05m (58'0" x 36'3") with mosaic tiled inset swimming pool having a sea horse relief, cover and the extensive tiled surround is ideal for general entertaining. All three walls have double glazed sliding patio doors or windows and one area leading to an extensive well sheltered sun terrace.

Steps to the rear of the swimming pool to a lobby and SUPERBLY RE-EQUIPPED SHOWER ROOM having a tiled floor, tiled shower, vanitory unit and low suite WC.
The PLANT ROOM includes a filtration plant and oil fired heating exchanger.
In front of the swimming pool there is an external hot tub.

The grounds form a delightful compliment to the house screened by fine mature trees and including extensive natural York stone terrace on two levels ideal for alfresco dining with central steps down to the lawns which gently slope away from the house and feature inset mature trees, shrubs and borders having a fine southerly aspect.

Please Note - - 1) Attention is drawn to the majority of the internal doors to the main house which are hand crafted solid oak.
- 2) Attention is also drawn to the Forbes and Lomax Limited of London the internal electric light switches and sockets.

Fixtures & Fittings - - All fitted carpets and curtains are included.

Directional Note - - The approach from Derby is via the A6 Duffield Road proceeding northwards through Darley Abbey, Allestree and into open countryside. Proceed to the outskirts of Duffield village turning left into Broadway (B5023) signposted Wirksworth. Proceed into open countryside and after approximately 2 miles turn right into Nether Lane (opposite the Puss In Boots Inn), continue over the small bridge and the drive entrance to Bradshaw House will be located shortly thereafter on the right hand side.

Viewing - - Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby Office (SS April 2015)

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